Latest Data (2017)
Population 72,710
Nationwide Rank 488

Quick Facts

New Britain, Connecticut is the 488th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

New Britain, Connecticut is a city.

New Britain, Connecticut is currently 3.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

New Britain, Connecticut's growth is below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

New Britain, Connecticut Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
478 Schaumburg, Illinois 74,184 -1.4%
479 Rancho Cordova, California 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock, California 73,556 29.1%
481 Missoula, Montana 73,340 27.0%
482 Southfield, Michigan 73,208 -6.5%
483 Albany, Georgia 73,179 -4.5%
484 Apple Valley, California 73,077 33.8%
485 Rock Hill, South Carolina 73,068 43.9%
486 Pasco, Washington 73,013 114.4%
487 Bismarck, North Dakota 72,865 30.5%
488 New Britain, Connecticut 72,710 1.6%
489 Waukesha, Wisconsin 72,489 10.3%
490 Jacksonville, North Carolina 72,447 10.1%
491 Lafayette, Indiana 72,390 17.8%
492 Decatur, Illinois 72,174 -11.8%
493 Pittsburg, California 72,141 26.1%
494 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 72,001 -1.4%
495 Flagstaff, Arizona 71,975 35.5%
496 Lauderhill, Florida 71,970 7.5%
497 Gulfport, Mississippi 71,822 0.5%
498 Redlands, California 71,554 11.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Connecticut

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
210 New Haven 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford 130,824 11.3%
222 Hartford 123,400 -0.6%
276 Waterbury 108,629 1.2%
368 Norwalk 89,005 7.1%
391 Danbury 85,246 13.4%
488 New Britain 72,710 1.6%
621 Bristol 60,223 -0.1%
627 Meriden 59,927 2.8%
694 West Haven 54,843 4.7%
730 Milford 52,970 4.4%
833 Middletown 46,478 1.7%
921 Shelton 41,397 8.3%
972 Norwich 39,470 9.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 72,710 488
2016 72,558 483
2015 72,808 476
2014 72,878 469
2013 72,939 461
2012 73,153 451
2011 73,193 445
2010 73,206 444
2009 70,548 453
2008 70,448 446
2007 70,510 436
2006 70,657 430
2005 70,560 418
2004 70,897 414
2003 71,547 409
2002 71,350 404
2001 71,481 396
2000 71,558 390
1990 75,481 299